Handy reference: Elements of a Character, Points of Scene Structure

A couple class notes, here for refreshies:

Elements of a comedic character, in numbered order of criticality:
1. Point of view
2. Comic Problem (external to the character)
3. Comic Flaw  (internal to the character)
4. Point of Empathy / Humanity

5 Points of Scene Structure:
1. Setup
2. Inciting Incident
3. Raising of the Stakes
4. Turning Point
5. Resolution

I learned both of these and a million things more from the incomparable  Kevin Scott.

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